What To Do If You Get “System Error 1” During AWS Phone Verification

Here’s a little tip for someone who encountered a strange error during AWS telephone verification… Successfully get your account setup pin after receiving an error message. Today, during a routine task we perform regularly – installing an Amazon Web Services (AWS) account on behalf of a client – we received an error message during the …

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How to Setup MySQL’s my.cnf for Micro AWS EC2 Instance

If you’re using a micro AWS EC2 instance to host a website which uses a database running on MySQL (yes, this is possible using WordPress on a free usage tier!), then you’ll need to configure MySQL to play nicely on such a puny setup. One very easy way to get this working relatively well is …

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